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Product Manager, Next-Generation Content Platform

News Break

News Break

Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024

About NewsBreak

NewsBreak is redefining the way users interact with local news and their communities. By bridging local users, local content creators, and local businesses, our mission is to foster safer, more vibrant, and authentically connected lives. Through robust collaborations with thousands of local publishers and businesses across the nation, NewsBreak is revolutionizing how a new wave of readers access and engage with essential, locally sourced content & information.

Since our inception in 2015, our trajectory has been nothing short of remarkable. We proudly stand as the nation’s premier local news app, boasting 60 million monthly active users and clinching the top spot in the news category on both Google Play and the App Store.

As a Series-C unicorn startup, our headquarter nestles in the tech hub of Mountain View, California, with other offices in New York City and Seattle. For more information, visit www.newsbreak.com/about

About the Role

We are seeking a visionary Product Manager to lead the creation of our cutting-edge content platform. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of digital content, enabling creators and publishers to reach audiences in dynamic and engaging ways. If you have a passion for storytelling, technology, and fostering a vibrant community of content creators, this is your chance to make a significant impact.


  • Vision and Strategy: Develop and articulate a compelling vision for the platform, aligning product strategy with company goals and user needs. Create a roadmap that balances innovation, user engagement, and revenue generation.
  • Feature Development: Lead the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative product features that enhance content creation, distribution, and monetization. Ensure features are user-centric, intuitive, and drive value for both creators and audiences.
  • Collaboration and Leadership: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, business development and monetization, to bring product features to life. Foster a culture of creativity, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Market Insight: Keep a pulse on industry trends, competitor strategies, and technological advancements. Leverage insights to identify opportunities for growth and differentiation.
  • User Engagement: Champion the voice of the user. Conduct research and utilize data analytics to understand user behavior, preferences, and pain points. Iterate on feedback to enhance user satisfaction and engagement.
  • Monetization Strategy: Collaborate with the monetization team to develop sustainable monetization models that benefit publishers and creators, and ensure the platform's long-term success.


  • Proven experience as a Product Manager, ideally within the media, content creation, or digital publishing space.
  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, build, and launch successful digital products.
  • Strong leadership skills, with experience guiding cross-functional teams in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, coupled with a creative mindset.
  • Deep understanding of content ecosystems, digital media trends, and monetization strategies.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, capable of motivating teams and building strong relationships with creators and publishers.
  • Agile and adaptable, with a knack for thriving in ambiguous situations and driving clarity.

Why Join Us

  • Impact: Play a pivotal role in shaping the future of digital content and local news.
  • Innovation: Be at the forefront of creating groundbreaking product features and experiences.
  • Culture: Join a passionate, driven team that values creativity, collaboration, and diversity.
  • Growth: Benefit from numerous professional development opportunities in a fast-growing company.
  • Ready to redefine content creation and distribution? If you're passionate about building the future of digital media and have the skills to back it up, we want to hear from you. Join us in crafting a platform that empowers creators and delights audiences across the US.


We offer competitive benefits package:

  • Health, dental, and vision care for you and your family (0 cost for employee)
  • Top-tier 401(K) plan with company matching
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • FSA and commuter benefits programs
  • Team activity budget

The US base salary range for this full-time position is listed below. Pay may vary based on a number of factors including job-related skills, level, experience, geographic location and relevant education or training. At NewsBreak, we design our overall rewards package to attract top talents. Depending on the position, the role may also be eligible for discretionary bonus and options. Your recruiter can share more details during the hiring process.
Annual Base Pay Range
$145,000$215,000 USD